.................... moves to amend H.F. No. 1338 as follows:
Page 1, line 20, before the colon, insert "any one of the following
Page 2, after line 4, insert:
"Sec. 2. Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 62Q.525, subdivision 3, is amended to read:
Subd. 3. Required coverage.
(a) Every type of coverage included in subdivision 1
that provides coverage for drugs may not exclude coverage of a drug for the treatment of
cancer on the ground that the drug has not been approved by the federal Food and Drug
Administration for the treatment of cancer if the drug is recognized for treatment of cancer
the standard reference compendia adopted by the health plan on an annual basis
or in one article in the medical literature, as defined in subdivision 2.
(b) Coverage of a drug required by this subdivision includes coverage of medically
necessary services directly related to and required for appropriate administration of the
(c) Coverage required by this subdivision does not include coverage of a drug not
listed on the formulary of the coverage included in subdivision 1.
(d) Coverage of a drug required under this subdivision must not be subject to any
co-payment, coinsurance, deductible, or other enrollee cost-sharing greater than the
coverage included in subdivision 1 applies to other drugs.
(e) The commissioner of commerce or health, as appropriate, may direct a person
that issues coverage included in subdivision 1 to make payments required by this section."
Renumber the sections in sequence and correct the internal references
Amend the title accordingly